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This is the last part 3 part series highlighting the very beginnings and subsequent evolution of Villa Finder. Follow us as we go behind the scenes and discover how this Singaporean startup grew from three young lads covering one destination to over 20 employees covering five, all in under three years.  Part I: The Idea behind Villa Finder Part II: Bootstrapping Villa Finder From the very launch of Villa-Bali.com in August of 2012, the growth has been exponential. Sure, the founders knew they had an idea that answered a market demand, and sure, the early client reservations were an indication of potential success to come, but the initial trio of David, Daniel and Adrien couldn’t foresee just how successful they’d be in that first year. As the reservations came pouring in, the team quickly expanded and employees were hired from countries all around the world. They soon realized, however, that in order…

To read about the idea behind Villa Finder, click here. This is part II of our series highlighting the very beginnings and subsequent evolution of Villa Finder. Follow us as we go behind the scenes and discover how this Singaporean startup grew from three young lads covering one destination to over 30 employees and 3000 villas in Asia Pacific. Having validated that his idea for a villa rental website was indeed attainable, and with his sights set firmly on getting his company off the ground, David Chambat focused on recruiting young and ambitious talent. He immediately turned to Daniel Rouquette and Adrien Eudes, two brilliant recent graduates with extensive experience in their respective fields. As the trio came together in Singapore, so did the plans for Villa-Bali.com – as founder, David would oversee the day to day activities and interact with clients, while Daniel would be in charge of marketing and…

This is part 1 in our 3 part series highlighting the very beginnings and subsequent evolution of Villa Finder. Follow us as we go behind the scenes and discover how this Singaporean startup grew from three young lads covering one destination to over 20 employees covering five, all in under three years. Behind every entrepreneurial venture is an idea, some so ingeniously obvious you wonder why you didn’t think of them first. In many cases, that’s what makes them so successful – betting on a clever idea, filling a market need, and delivering on a promise of quality are three key factors to building a lasting company and a unique brand. For Villa Finder, the idea for a trustworthy villa rental website blossomed when founder and CEO David Chambat had trouble finding a Bali rental site from a reliable source. After coming to Bali for 15+ years and even tying…